Lise Thibault, Quebec’s former lieutenant-governor, pleads guilty to fraud and breach of trust

QUEBEC — Former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and breach of trust.

Thibault entered the pleas as her trial resumed in Quebec City Monday morning.

The charges were laid after a joint report filed by former provincial auditor general Renaud Lachance and his federal counterpart at the time, Sheila Fraser.

The document suggested more than $700,000 in alleged improper expenses had been claimed.

Thibault held the provincial vice-regal post between 1997 and 2007.

QUEBEC — Former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and breach of trust.

Thibault entered the pleas as her trial resumed in Quebec City Monday morning.

The charges were laid after a joint report filed by former provincial auditor general Renaud Lachance and his federal counterpart at the time, Sheila Fraser.

The document suggested more than $700,000 in alleged improper expenses had been claimed.

Thibault held the provincial vice-regal post between 1997 and 2007.

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